If a person dies without a living trust, that person's estate will, in most cases, have to proceed through a legal process known as probate.
Despite frequent reminders about the importance of estate planning, many people in California die every year without having a will or other formal estate plan in place.
While this blog has talked about real estate issues that San Jose residents may face should they fall behind in their mortgage payments.
The battle between family members of the estate of the great pop and soul artist Aretha Franklin is ongoing and, based how a recent court hearing transpired, may be getting worse.
Moving into a new home can be an exciting and busy time. Before your move, you probably have paperwork to sign, boxes to pack and services to discontinue.
While previous posts have discussed how estate administration works after a California resident dies, there are many occasions in which someone in the San Jose area may still be alive yet require help managing their property and business affairs.
As the name implies, Californians can use a special needs trust to provide for a loved one who has unique needs due to an intellectual or physical disability.
Your home is likely one of your most significant assets. You may have raised your children there and worked diligently throughout your life to make it into your dream home.